'Music Dreams Come True' Concert - CityU Philharmonic Orchestra with Yao Jue and Hong Kong String Orchestra

Posted on: 11/29/2016 9:03:12 PM under 2016-2017 » Arts Festival 

'Music Dreams Come True' Concert

CityU Philharmonic Orchestra with Yao Jue (姚珏) and Hong Kong String Orchestra


'The Butterfly Lovers' Volin Concerto 《梁祝小提琴協奏曲》


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CityU Chinese Orchestra with Xinghai Conservatory of Music

Posted on: 11/23/2016 12:47:10 AM under 2016-2017 » Arts Festival 

CityU Chinese Orchestra
with Xinghai Conservatory of Music


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HD Screening of Metropolitan Opera

Posted on: 11/20/2016 9:08:57 PM under 2016-2017 » Arts Festival 

HD Screening of Metropolitan Opera

4 Nov Turandot 《杜蘭朵》 (An opera in three acts)

5 Nov Les pêcheurs de perles 《採珠人》 (An opera in three acts)


FAME the Musical

Posted on: 11/15/2016 1:52:59 AM under 2016-2017 » Arts Festival 

FAME the Musical

A live Broadway musical performed by CityU students


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CityU Choir with the Lingnan Girls Choir

Posted on: 11/15/2016 12:27:18 AM under 2016-2017 » Arts Festival 

CityU Choir with the Lingnan Girls Choir


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City Melodies of Love - Vocal Concert

Posted on: 11/7/2016 1:20:27 AM under 2016-2017 » Arts Festival 

City Melodies of Love - Vocal Concert



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Opening Ceremony

Posted on: 10/30/2016 8:50:15 PM under 2016-2017 » Arts Festival 

CityU Arts Festival 2016 Opening Ceremony -

"Yellow River Piano Concerto"


by Pianist Zhang Peng

with CityU Philharmonic Orchestra and CityU Chinese Orchestra
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Secondary School Distinguished Artwork Exhibition 2017

Posted on: 12/28/2016 4:08:50 PM under 2016-2017 » Exhibitions 


Result Announcement

As a hub of art appreciation for students, staff and general public, CityU is now inviting nomination of distinguished artworks by secondary school students for exhibition:


1.F.1 to F.6 full-time students in Hong Kong for year 2016-17.

2.All students’ artworks must be nominated by their schools.

3.Each student can submit only one entry.


Artwork Requirements

1.Theme: No restriction.

2.Format: 2 dimensions on white paper.

3.Size: Within the range from size A4 (210 x 297mm) to A2 (420 x 594mm).

4.Medium: Any format (such as oil, acrylic, sketching, etc.) except digital work. Substandard size / non paper / bend / 3D art works will not be accepted.

5. All entries should not show the name of student or name of school in any form.

6.Please write the student name, artwork title and school name at the back of the artwork.


Submission of Entries

Interested schools can submit their students’ artwork(s) on or before 17 February 2017 (Friday) 5:30 p.m.

Step 1: Fill in and print out the online nomination form

Step 2: Submit the artwork(s), together with the printed nomination form, by hand or by mail to:

Student Development Services, City University of Hong Kong,

6/F, Amenities Building, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon.

*Submission should be made by registered post or submitted in person during office hours (Monday to Friday, 9am-1pm; 2pm-5:30pm). Please mark ‘Secondary School Distinguished Artwork Exhibition 2017’ on the envelope.


Selection Criteria

Selection will be made according to their originality, creativity, drawing skills and overall quality of artwork (For example, the use of medium, overall design and composition).


40-50 pieces of artworks will be selected by panel of adjudicators to be exhibited at the exhibition foyer outside of CityU Student Development Services from 28 March to 7 April 2017.



Students of selected artworks will be awarded a medal of appreciation.


Result Announcement

Results will be announced on on 6 March 2017.


Important Dates

9 January to 17 February 2017

Artwork Nomination and Submission Period

17 February 2017 (Friday)

Submission Deadline (based on the date of postmark)

6 March 2017 (Monday)

Result Announcement

24 March (Tuesday)

Opening Ceremony of Exhibition

24 March to 27 March 2017

Exhibition Period


Terms and Conditions

The Cultural and Sports Committee of the City University of Hong Kong ('Organiser') is the organizer of 'Secondary School Distinguished Artwork Exhibition 2017' ('Exhibition'). All entrants and participating schools should read carefully the following Terms and Conditions prior to submission of entries.

1.Entries without school nomination; fail to provide required information, or fail to follow submission requirement will not be processed.

2.Entries will be divided into 2 groups (Junior: F.1 to F.3 and Senior: F.4 to F.6) for adjudication. Decisions made by the judging panel will be final and will not be open for appeal.

3.All entries, once submitted, cannot be modified. The Organiser has the right to publish, exhibit, print or distribute through any media the entries or have them included in publications.

4.No entries infringing intellectual property rights will be accepted. In cases when there is any legal actions, demands, claims and costs arising from the entries that are infringing intellectual property rights, the entrants concerned shall accept full liability.

5.All entries must be the first time to be nominated for this Exhibition. Any repeated nomination will not be processed.

6.All entries (selected or not) can be collected at CityU after exhibition period.

7.The Organiser accepts no responsibility for any loss or theft of the entries.

8.Personal data collected in the entry forms will be used solely for activities related to the Exhibition.

9.The Organiser reserves the right to interpret and change the rules of the Exhibition without prior notice.





Tel.: 3442-6484


Lunch Time Concert Series

Posted on: 3/16/2017 4:17:38 PM under 2016-2017 » Events 

11 April 2017

This time the lunchtime concert was brought to us by Violinist Kitty Cheung and Pianist Cherry Tsang.
The classic pieces from BRAHMS, BRIDGE and PONCE-HEIFETZ filled the Blue Zone with the vibe of Spring!


14 March 2017

The first lunchtime concert in the series was brought to us by Pianist Cindy Ho and Cellist Joanne Kim. Music by Schumann, Shostakovich and Chopin filled the blue zone with harmony.

City Harmonica 口琴隊

Posted on: 2/16/2017 10:34:49 AM under 2016-2017 » Events 

City Harmonica 


We are forming a music group -City Harmonica, led by the world-class harmonica player, Cy Leo.


Free tutorial of harmonica will be provided to members, to prepare for an on-stage performance in the coming CityU Arts Festival 2017.

Tutorial date

Starting from mid-May 2017 (Every Tuesday OR Thursday)

Tutorial time

7:00 - 9:00pm @ CityU


All CityU UGC-funded students in academic year 2017-2018


If you are interested in joining the City Harmonica, please apply here.

(Or copy this link to your browser: )

Application deadline: 14 Apr 2017 (Friday)


Trainer’s Biography – CY Leo

Leo is one of the most promising harmonica players and singer-song writers internationally. He has accumulated 17 international championships since 2006. In October 2013, Leo made his debut in the World Harmonica Festival, and excelled among all contestants by seizing the ‘World Championship’ in the Test Piece Chromatic Harmonica Solo category, which is renowned as the highest honour of chromatic harmonica player. 

卓彥為近年國際口琴界及唱作音樂界的新星。他自2006年起已累積了共十七項國際口琴賽事的冠軍寶座,包括 2013年在德國世界口琴節中奪得,半音階獨奏指定曲目組別的「世界冠軍」。

CityU Humanity Talk Series – Talk by the Director and Screenwriter of the Film ‘Mad World’ 《一念無明》導演及編劇分享會

Posted on: 1/9/2017 3:34:46 PM under 2016-2017 » Events 



CityU Humanity Talk Series

Talk by the Director and Screenwriter of the Film ‘Mad World’

Date: 17 January 2017 (Tuesday)

Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Venue: LT401, 4/F, Amenities Building, CityU


Mr. Wong Chun (Director), Best New Director award at the 53rd Taipei Golden Horse Awards, 2011 SCM graduate

Miss Chan Chor-hang (Screenwriter), 2010 SCM graduate


Dr Ma Ka-fai , Assistant Professor of the Department of Chinese and History, CityU

Dr. Ron Kwok, Dean of Students, CityU

Medium: Cantonese


CityU Christmas Concert 2016

Posted on: 12/7/2016 1:25:09 AM under 2016-2017 » Events 

CityU Christmas Concert 2016

My Heart Shall Rejoice 

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